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The Golden Land

For its glittering pagodas everywhere, Myanmar is widely known as The Golden Land to visitors. In fact, golden pagodas are the least visitors can enjoy in Myanmar. Myanmar also offers elegant old buildings, amazing archaeological sites, beautiful scenic landscape such as Himalayan snow capped mountains, thick tropical forests, magnificent lakes, magical and mighty rivers, virgin clean beaches, exotic culture of various colorful ethnic groups and their incredible fine arts and handicrafts. The warm and friendly smile of its openhearted people enhances Myanmar as more attractive destination.

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is an exotic, unspoiled travel destination and the largest country of main land in South-East Asia peninsular sharing border with Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand. The original meaning of Myanmar is active and strong. But Myanmar represents the union of different ethnic races with their own languages and dialects such as Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Chin, Bamar, Mon, Rakhine and Shan etc., each of them came down from one of the three major migrants; the Mon-Khmers, the Tibeto-Burman and the Thai-Shan. After decades of self-isolation, the country’s culture, ecology and world class archaeological sites are almost untouched and unspoiled.

The country has more than one hundred different ethnic groups still maintaining their traditional culture, are the real treasure of Myanmar. Myanmar is still mysterious, untouched, unspoiled and a lot to discover. Welcome to Myanmar to discover its breathtaking beauty, to feel the warmth and charm of its people and the fascinating country

Countries
Myanmar
Things to do
  • Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Inle Lake
  • Kyaiktiyo Pagoda
  • Sule Pagoda
  • Ananda Temple
  • Chauk-htat-gyi Buddha Temple
  • Mount Popa
  • Mandalay Hill
  • Bogyoke Aung San Market
  • Shwezigon Pagoda
  • Mahamuni Buddha Temple
  • Kandawgyi Lake
  • Nagapali Beach
  • U Bein Bridge
  • Sulamani Temple
  • Inya Lake
  • National Museum of Myanmar
  • Three Pagodas Pass
  • National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens
  • Mount Victoria
  • Zay Cho Temple
  • Taung Tha Man Lake
  • Yangon City Hall
  • Bulethi
  • Yangon Zoological Garden
  • St Mary’s Cathedral Yangon
  • Sai Yok National Park
  • Bupaya Pagoda
  • Mingun Bell
  • Maha Bandula Park
  • Manuha Temple
  • Bagaya Monastery
  • Kakku
Cuisine
  • Myanmar has a wide and eclectic range of dishes that reflect the many different nationalities contained within the union
  • The cuisine is less spicy than you usually find in Southeast Asia, but it is nevertheless influenced by neighboring countries, including Thailand, India and, perhaps most of all, China particularly in the north.
  • Food in Myanmar is usually served with fresh ingredients, often including vegetables used together with tropical fruits
  • As with most countries in the region, white rice (htamin in Burmese) is used for most meals as a base to accompany a variety of meat, fish, vegetable and fruit curries or soups
Costs
  • Meal prices in Myanmar can vary, the average cost of food in Myanmar is USD 10 - 15 per day
  • The cost of a taxi ride in Myanmar is significantly more than public transportation. On average, USD 5 - 10 per person, per day, on local transportation in Myanmar
Visa
  • To enter Burma, you must have a valid passport with at least six months remaining validity and a valid visa
  • You should apply for your visa at a Burmese embassy or consulate abroad before you arrive in Burma
Season to Visit
  • October
  • November
  • December
  • January
  • February
  • March

Typical Duration to Visit
  • 05-07 days

Known For
  • Buddhas and Temples
  • Food and Drink
  • Markets and Shopping
  • Activities and Adventures
  • Landscapes and Views
  • Ethnic Diversity
Areas to Visit
  • Bagan
  • Mandalay
  • Yangon
  • Nay Pyi Taw
  • Inle Lake

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